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Weather Alert - Glen Canyon Recreation Area/Lake Powell
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
325 AM MST Mon Jan 21 2019


UTZ020-021-211830-

South Central Utah-Glen Canyon Recreation Area/Lake Powell-
Including the cities of Kanab, Escalante, and Bullfrog
325 AM MST Mon Jan 21 2019

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM
MST THIS EVENING...

* AFFECTED AREA...South Central Utah and Glen Canyon Recreation
Area including Lake Powell.

* WINDS...Southwest gusts up to 55 mph, shifting to the west
northwest during the late afternoon and early evening.

* TIMING...Developing Monday morning, peaking during the
afternoon before diminishing during the evening.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds may cause travel difficulties
especially for high profile vehicles and those towing
trailers. Boaters should avoid activity during the period of
high winds, as they will cause a rough chop. Wind sensitive
operations may be affected.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

The strong winds will create dangerous boating conditions on area
lakes. These winds will create very choppy water and generate
large waves which could capsize or swamp small craft. For your
personal safety, operators of small craft are urged to postpone
their outings until the winds subside.

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